UPDATE: WB Causeway reopens, EB lanes remain closed due to flooding

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UPDATE (12:47 p.m.) — Eastbound lanes of the Causeway remain closed, but the westbound lanes are open to traffic, according to ALDOT.

MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) — The Battleship Causeway is closed near exit 30, the I-10 interchange, to mile marker 42 due to flooding. The Alabama Department of Transportation urges drivers to take an alternate route, which would include the I-10 Bayway, while the Battleship Causeway is closed.

Tropical Storm Claudette continues to dump heavy rain across the Gulf Coast with gusts of wind and the potential for tornadoes.

Watch WKRG News 5 for live, team coverage throughout the morning.

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